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Menlo Park fire district expands its property portfolio

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has purchased another house, this time in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 31, 2019 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 2682 Views

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Seeing better

Menlo Park painter Mitchell Johnson, who insists that close viewing of art can help you expand your outlook on everyday life,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Jan 31, 2019 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 2720 Views

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Sam Halsted, a member of the first Portola Valley Town Council, dies

Friends and family of Sam Halsted, who died Jan. 16 in Stanford hospital at the age of 90, are invited to a memorial celebration...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Bill Wall, on Jan 31, 2019 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1484 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Preschool director is author, counselor in spare time

Tom Limbert knows how to keep busy. He's not only the director of Woodside Preschool, but is also the Woodside Elementary...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Leigh Pyle, on Jan 30, 2019 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 338 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police to hold community meeting following rash of burglaries

A spate of home and auto burglaries in Atherton has spurred officials to organize a community meeting, set for Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by My2Bits, on Jan 30, 2019 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 2793 Views

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SMC e-mail Deletion policy put on hold by Mike Callagy.

The Policy of deletion of e-mails after 90 days was set to go into effect February 1, 2019. Somebody placed the announcement...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 97 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: New council on right track with rail separation decision

There is no ideal solution to the challenge of separating the Caltrain tracks from the east-west roadways in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by TBM, on Jan 29, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 1730 Views

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No contest plea in Menlo Park jogger assault

The young man who approached and allegedly tried to force himself on a Menlo Park jogger last September pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Bill Wall, on Jan 29, 2019 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 2165 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Search for new Portola Valley superintendent begins

With Superintendent Eric Hartwig leaving the Portola Valley School District at the end of June, the school board on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Tired of Being Ripped Off, on Jan 29, 2019 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 998 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to review annual financial report Tuesday

"Excellent" was the word used by city staff to describe the state of Menlo Park's financial health in a report released...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by frugal, on Jan 29, 2019 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1595 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Let's step up affordable housing funding

As the people who make up the middle class and backbone of our communities continue to be priced out of the housing market,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2019
Last comment by No More Pro Growth, on Jan 28, 2019 at 5:40 pm | 8 comments | 2096 Views

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Spare the Air burn ban in place for Monday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert is in place for Monday when burning wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuel, indoors...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
Last comment by Lipservings, on Jan 27, 2019 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 710 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Home sales

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/01/27/home-sales...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1135 Views

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Speier and Eshoo speak out against shutdown

As the federal shutdown moves past the one-month mark, the toll on federal workers continues to increase and, according...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by Make America Greater in 2020, on Jan 27, 2019 at 5:46 pm | 18 comments | 1713 Views

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New coalition plans to invest $540 million for Bay Area affordable housing

A coalition of businesses, philanthropies, housing advocates and community and faith leaders announced Thursday an ambitious...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3250 Views

ATHERTON

New Facebook exec Nick Clegg buys $9M Atherton home

Former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg is now vice president of global affairs and communications at Facebook, and...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Martha, on Jan 25, 2019 at 11:51 am | 8 comments | 5391 Views

MENLO PARK

Designing for discovery

Margery Morse admires good design. She likes the hidden efficiencies incorporated into IKEA furniture, toggle switches, Oxo...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Karin Marsh Eliot, on Jan 24, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 257 Views

MENLO PARK

Reclaiming the Bay

A multi-agency effort is in progress to restore thousands of shoreline acres from Menlo Park to Mountain View to their natural...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2802 Views

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M-A freshmen connect through Challenge Day

For more than a decade, freshmen, facilitators and parent volunteers have gathered annually for six hours in a room at Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1500 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects

The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-1 on Jan. 15 to move forward with a strategy and timeline to build a new Belle Haven...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Mical Atz Brenzel, on Jan 24, 2019 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 2691 Views
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